Acid-Base Balance

Chapter 8 Acid-Base Balance



I. Acid and Base
A. Overview











B. Acids, bases, and buffers







C. Role of the kidneys in acid-base balance

2. Bicarbonate reclamation






3. De novo bicarbonate synthesis


The buffers used are filtered weak acids that make up what is called titratable acidity and ammonium; using bicarbonate as a buffer would accomplish nothing, because the effect of losing H+ would be offset by the simultaneous loss of image.


c. Regulation of de novo bicarbonate synthesis






D. Metabolic acidosis
1. Overview













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